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forced to avoid theways winds. of her flight from south america was the most exciting part of her trip. people were going, whoo. they were bouncing and riding. >> the weather is not just .reaking havoc with the skype 83 million people have taken to .he roads many roads are still icy. it is a full ice rink even though the skies are completely blue. back at dulles, the winds had died down by late saturday. the crowd, whether, and the .elays >> you want to see loved ones and friends. that is one passenger front .ndianapolis of three americans are taking a train, plane, or a car to get to wherever they need to go. travel one of the top days of the year all affected huge midwest storm. live from reagan national, richard reeve, abc 7 news. reporters have been out there .ll day have happy that the winds died down. a cold will settle in after tomorrow. let's find out from steve rudin. a cold night ahead. tomorrow will be chilly, but nothing compared to today. 35 at reagan national. right at the freezing mark in .artinsburg look at these wind gust from earlier today. wintergreen, virginia, 61 m
. there's no way to have another jim demint in america. i'm so thankful that we in south carolina, we don't lose jim demint, that we see jim demint go to a bigger, greater opportunity. there is no one else in south carolina than lindsay graham. senator graham has served his state incredibly well. he understands the foreign affairs are real like no other. i look forward to learning more about foreign affairs from senator graham. i will also say that over the last two years i've had the privilege of gaining a new family. some people don't think we look alike, but sometimes we do. \[laughter] i'll tell you that everyone from joe wilson, who we have referred to as the scoutmaster, to nicholas mulvaney -- i'm not sure what it is, but this wonderful haircut, and jeff duncan, who's not here with us and the new addition, tom rice. i have been afforded one of the greatest opportunities in the world to serve in the house of representatives. but what has made it more meaningful is to have served with these four guys and our scoutmaster. and i look forward to continuing to build on the family known a
. chief justice john roberts. great can conservative goes south on obamacare breaking the hearts of conservatives all over america. >> what did he do. >> ? he voted for obamacare, to uphold it as constitutional and he said it was a tax. not a fee. >> well, it needs more clarification. >> south carolina senator jim demint, who is resigning his senate seat and becoming the president of the heritage foundation, which in effect is an admission that the tea party forces where he was their mentor and benefactor, that they are a spent force in the senate at least. >> what kind of a salary does that job have? >> a million plus with a little financial incentive. >> a million bucks a year. >> that has nothing to do withth him going over there, though? >> i think it has something to do with it. >> i would say the abandonment by this administration of a 30-year ally. namely, mubarak in egypt in such a way that it lost and undermine the confidence of the entire arab world in the loyalty and credibility of america as an ally. >> i put morsy in there. >> i did. >> it goes to president obama fro
casualties -- well, i should say 500 thais died in south vietnam while fighting what we call the veitkong, and it's important to focus on it because they tend to dismiss them as america's mercenaries because we paid for the -- a lot of the military hardware and transportation and lo gist ticks and extry pay that the thai troops received, and we focus on thais engaged in black market schemes, but truth behind it all is that thai soldiers were figging. thai soldiers were dying for four years. thailand was carrying out their war, what they saw as their war in south vietnam so the casualties are something to keep in mind. >> host: professor ruth, thai-u.s. relations, when did they start to really jell? they were an ally for a long time participating in the iraq war and world war ii. >> guest: absolutely. it can date back to king monk and famous example of offering lincoln war elephants for his troubles for the american civil war, but definitely in the 20th century, the thais were always close u.s. ally. i mean, and this is intensified really disrurpted partly during the second war ii, but as
of the controversy? that would still be sacred ground. 100 miles north, a thousand miles south, 2000 miles west. it's all holy. i believe every inch of america is sacred from sea to shining sea. i believe we make it wholly by who we welcome and the how we relate to each other. call it my muslim eyes on the american project. we made you different nations and tribes that you may come to know which other says the chronic there's no better place on earth in america to enact that vision. it is part of the definition of our nation. i say democracy is only of use their that if they pass on an come to its fruit and manners in the highest forms of interaction between men and their beliefs and religion, literature, schools same witness. moralism is not a birthright of america. it's a responsibility. pluralism does not fall from the sky. it does not rise up from the ground. people have fought for pluralism. people have kept the promise. america is exceptional not because there's magic in our soil, but because there's fierce determination in our citizens. the greatness of america lies not in being more i'm lik
to build a new airport south of the metropolitan area of chicago. we really are looking at a public/private partnerships. >> airports are the one thing we do in america that people get when it comes to the partnerships. there's always criticism of this, criticism that the governments don't have money, there are criticisms that governments don't make the right decisions. the city of chicago famously struggled with its public/private partnership on its parking meters. in 2008, the city leased its system to a group of private investigators. they did a poor job of managing the transition. there were steep rate hikes and confusion and it resulted in the downgrade of the city's credit rating. i know, governor, that's not your watch, not one of your projects. >> no, that's right. >> what are the lessons of that type of thing for your own initiatives? >> you got to be very careful. you know, the city also did one with the skyway, a bridge across from chicago to indiana. that was done in a better fashion. if it's not carefully done, it can really backfire. so that's why we take each step and
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